U.S. officials are exerting pressure on Lebanon’s central bank as part of a push to sideline Iran-backed Hezbollah

Continue ReadingU.S. officials are exerting pressure on Lebanon’s central bank as part of a push to sideline Iran-backed Hezbollah

1333413960763273218 U.S. officials are exerting pressure on Lebanon’s central bank as part of a push to sideline Iran-backed Hezbollah, oppose corruption and alleviate the country’s economic and political crises https://t.co/B6UdeAKTW2 — The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) November 30, 2020 Source by The Wall Street Journal

TWO Men Accused of Helping Carlos Ghosn Flee Japan – Including Former US Special Forces Operative – Are Seen in CClV From Turkey Airport During His Escape to Lebanon

Continue ReadingTWO Men Accused of Helping Carlos Ghosn Flee Japan – Including Former US Special Forces Operative – Are Seen in CClV From Turkey Airport During His Escape to Lebanon

Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn fled from Japan to Lebanon via Turkey last month Contractors Michael Taylor and George Antoine Zayek said to have helped him Turkey has now released CCTV of the pair checking in for a flight in Istanbul  Prosecutors say Ghosn landed with the two men at…

Iran Deports 1,000 Afghan Refugee Children In Past 2 Months

Continue ReadingIran Deports 1,000 Afghan Refugee Children In Past 2 Months

Iran has deported at least 1,000 Afghan refugee children into western Herat and southwestern Nimroz provinces in the past two months, local officials said Monday. The children were deported through the Islam Qala border crossing in Herat and via the border of Nimroz with Iran, said the officials.…

North Korea, Iran, Russia Among Least Active In Combating Human Trafficking Say Report

Continue ReadingNorth Korea, Iran, Russia Among Least Active In Combating Human Trafficking Say Report

North Korea, Russia and Iran are among the nations cited in a new report as being among the least active in trying to curb the scourge of human trafficking, the form of "modern slavery" that's ensnared an estimated 40 million victims worldwide. The comprehensive fifth annual report released this week by…